HATE FOUNDS AX EUPIKE 187 add to the confusion, they will have at their command the services of men of undoubted integrity, whose fervid Hindu nationalism has totally blinded them to the faeh. Such a one is Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, who at a time when the streets were running • with blood and the whole country was on the verge of a civil war of appalling dimensions, calmly wirelessed to America that 'except for a small handful of persons there is no difference between Hinlu< and Muslim in race, culture, or language* No amount of ex- clamation marks could do justice to this staggering assertion, nor to the fantastic understatement with which he followed it: * There is now a demand on the part of some Muslims for partition of India, and it must be remembered that this demand is hardly lour years old. Few take it seriously/ "Some' is an odd expression for 85 millions! 'Few take it seriously' is a queer way of describing the surging, hve-or-die passion of a great nation ! Well, you have been warned. You know what to expect, as the outlines of the dream empire take shape, and are traced more clearly on the world's consciousness. Pakistan will be attacked, lied about, subjected to an unparalleled barrage of misrepre- sentation. None the less, I believe that it will survive tlie test, I believe the empire will be born. And now, let us pay a call on the potential emperor— Mr, 3i A. Jinnah. In view of the strategic position which he occupies, it is hardly an exaggeration to describe him as the most important man in Asia* ork Times Ma^:i,ie of July 19th, 1942.